Benjamin Schwartz, MD, FAAOS
Specialty in Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Schwartz is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Member of the Buoy Medical Advisory Board. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the College of William and Mary (1998) with a B.S. in Biology, then obtained his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia (2002) where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After completing his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Boston Medical Center (2007), Dr. Schwartz performed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at the Anderson Orthopedic Clinic in Alexandria, VA (2008). As a private practice surgeon, Dr. Schwartz specializes in the treatment of hip and knee arthritis including joint replacement surgery.
On a national level Dr. Schwartz serves several leadership positions including as an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Arthroplasty, a member of the Practice Management Committee of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and a member of the Hip and Knee Content Committee for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. With a keen interest in healthcare technology, Dr. Schwartz has served as a mentor for several digital health incubators and as an advisor for health tech startups. He joined Buoy as a content writer in 2019 and became a member of the Medical Advisory Board in 2020.
Education and training
2007-2008 - Adult Reconstruction Fellow, Anderson Orthopedic Clinic, Alexandria, VA
2002-2007 - Orthopedic Surgery Resident, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
1998-2002 - Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
1994-1998 - Bachelor of Science in Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Department of Surgery Award for Clinical Excellence and Professionalism, North Shore Medical Center (2015)
Physician of the Year - Clinical Care, Columbus Regional Health System (2014)
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS)
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)